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Mr. Cornelius Grace
August 15, 1937 ~ July 11, 2023 (age 85) 85 Years Old
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On August 15, 1937 Cornelius Grace was born to the late James and Ethel Lee Grace in Oakdale, Louisiana. He attended Oakdale High School and later Southern University. He relocated to Houston, TX in 1966 and began working at Cameron Iron Works / Wyman Gordon for 35 years until he retired in 2001.
Bro. Grace was a faithful member of East Bethel M.B.C. He later joined Galilee M.B.C to be with his wife Delores. He was ordained as a deacon under the leadership of the late Pastor VR Jefferson in 1989.
At the time of his passing, Bro. Grace was a member of Gethsemane M.B.C. under the
leadership of Pastor Dennis C. Jones.
Cornelius was a man with many gifted talents.
Proceeded him in death was Anthony Grace (brother) and Andre Grace (son).
Cornelius leaves to cherish his memories, his loving and devoted wife Delores Grace, 2 sisters Juanita Russell (Thomas Sr.), Orelia Prater (Ollis), and 1 sister-in-law Ruby Grace. Children: Lucretia Bowman (Kevin), Laundra Grace Sanders, Andre Grace (deceased), Felecia Russell (Roark Sr.), Lisa Wyche (Jason), Adrian Grace, Avis Osborne (Kenneth). Grandchildren: LiAundra Grace Batchelor (Lance), Kaneshia Brown (Claude), Vincent T. Sanders, Richard Bowman (Carrie), DiAundra Sanders, Christopher Grace, Roark Russell II, Shanici Grace, Rohaun Russell, Adane Grace, Brooke Wyche, Jayden Grace, Kelci Wyche, Seventeen great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.